Minorities, Women, and Rights

Through the 1950’s and 1970’s civil rights were the hot topic of the time. Multiple groups pushed to better their lives and the lives of their people. Women gained more work privileges, minorities gained more representation, and the LGBT community became more accepted. This post will explore how and what each of these collectives gained from this era, which one gained the most and how … Continue reading Minorities, Women, and Rights

Prohibition: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly:)

Prohibition in the 1920’s banned the sale, importation, transportation, and production of alcohol. The social movement to ban alcohol in the United States was nothing new; the temperance movement started in the early 1800’s and it stood for the same values as the 18th amendment. As with most things there were distinct groups that supported either side, the individuals that sided with prohibition were nicknamed … Continue reading Prohibition: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly:)